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Navy Beach, Mono Lake

Mono Lake, ancient Super Volcano?

Eastern Sierra, Mammoth, Bishop Long Valley Caldera

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elevation: 6383'
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terrain: hi desert valley with great views of the Sierra's as a backdrop

location:
Eastern Sierra California
Mono County
off Hwy 395 @ jct. Hwy 120

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area activities:

  • Camping nearby
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Hot Springs
  • Kayaking
  • Stargazing
  • Inyo National Forest
  • Primitive Hot Springs
  • Toiyabe National Forest
  • lodging lee vining motels
    Inyo Map Eastern Sierra Maps

    description: Rumor has it this lake basin could be the ancient super volcano of the region. Huge shallow lake with a very turbulant history. Magnificant views of the Sierra Mountains, sparse vegetation, lunar type landscape. Eerie with storm clouds. Kayakers like it!

    nearby towns:
    Benton Hot Springs
    Bodie Ghost Town
    Bridgeport
    Lee Vining
    June Lake
    Mammoth Lakes

    local links:

    Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve

    Mono Lake Visitors Center
    760-647-6595

    Mono County Tourism
    760-924-3699

    MonoLake.org

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